|5905||KNOWING NOSE, THE||KNOWING NOSE, THE||1990||color||46 min||vhs|| Investigates the sense of smell in humans and animals. In the animal kingdom, it shows that odors play an important part in the mating patterns as well as for safety, recognition and territoriality. Humans, like animals, are capable of the same olfactory responses, although civilization has dulled this ability. Newborn babies and their mothers recognize each other by their sense of smell, strengthening the bonding process. There is evidence that each living thing has its odor imprinted in its genes, as individualized as a fingerprint.